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Deaf Organization

The Survivors AccessAbility Partnership

The Survivors AccessAbility Partnership aims to create a collaborative service delivery system that can produce a positive and progressive impact in the lives of all survivors who are Deaf, deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened and DeafBlind (D/HH) and/or living with intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) in San Diego County, California. It is a partnership between… Read more »

Deaf Gain Collaborative

Deaf Gain Collaborative combines the efforts and expertise of Willow Domestic Violence Center (a certified domestic violence agency with a DHS-approved shelter), Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Victims (a non-profit agency serving the Deaf community), and RESTORE Sexual Assault Services (a sub-organization of Planned Parenthood, co-located at a Child Advocacy Center). Together they are focusing… Read more »

World Institute on Disability

Founded in 1983, the World Institute on Disability’s (WID) mission is to eliminate barriers to full social integration and increase employment, economic security and health care for persons with disabilities, in communities and nations worldwide. WID creates innovative programs and tools; conducts research, public education, training and advocacy campaigns; and provides technical assistance. An internationally… Read more »

Abused and Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) provides comprehensive services for Deaf and DeafBlind survivors of domestic and sexual violence that include advocacy, therapy, parenting and children’s programs. In addition, we provide outreach and education to the community with a focus on prevention of violence. We staff the 24/7 local domestic violence hotline as well as… Read more »

DeafHope: Ending Domestic and Sexual Violence in Deaf Communities

Our mission at DeafHope is to end domestic and sexual violence in Deaf communities through empowerment, education and services. DeafHope provides comprehensive advocacy to Deaf survivors and their children. The guiding principle of DeafHope advocacy services is the self-determination of survivors – we respect the right of the survivor to make their own decisions. Deaf… Read more »

The Right Response

The Right Response Collaborative is comprised of six partner agencies, the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc., Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Los Angeles Police Department, Peace Over Violence, Rainbow Services, Ltd. and the Westside Center for Independent Living. Each of the community-based organizations provides direct support and advocacy services and came together to… Read more »

Green Mountain Self Advocates

Green Mountain Self Advocates (GMSA) is a self advocacy organization run by people with developmental disabilities and their allies.  GMSA runs 23 local self advocacy groups across Vermont.  The members of these groups make up this organization that is dedicated to education, public awareness, peer support, and advocacy for persons with developmental disabilities. Our Unique Contribution… Read more »

Project A.D.DV.O.C.A+E

Project A.D.DV.O.C.A+E (Access for Deaf persons experiencing Domestic Violence through Outreach, Collaboration, Allies, and Education) is a collaborative effort of Day One Services of Cornerstone (DayOne®) and Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD).  DayOne®, is an agency that serves victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in ten target cities within Minnesota. CSD is a… Read more »

Bridging South Dakota

Bridging South Dakota is comprised of three organizations – Communication Services for the Deaf (CSD), Disability Rights South Dakota, and The Compass Center. … Read more »